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5 Tips for Spring Home Renovations

Posted 29/10/14

We've talked to industry insiders and experts, and have put together a list of our top 5 tips for getting started your spring home renovations. Spring home renovations Coming out of a cold winter, spring home renovations may seem like a daunting prospect.  Yes, you've been thinking about i

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Understanding the Differences Among Tradespeople Accreditations

Posted 08/06/17

What does that trade logo on your tradie's website or vehicle mean? What benefit can it provide you, the homeowner? Read on to find out more about national trade accreditations in New Zealand... Some industry accreditations are mandatory, as government regulations require that certain wor

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Cabinet Makers - what do they do?

Posted 05/11/10

Cabinet makers use woodworking skills to create cabinets, shelving and furniture. The fundamental focus of cabinet makers is the production of cabinetry. Although they may also produce items that would not be recognised as cabinets, however the same skills and techniques apply. A cabinet may b

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Decking - Choosing the Right Material for Your Home

Posted 28/09/17

Timber is the most obvious choice for building a deck but we there are two more popular options that are worth some consideration. We take a look... Types of Decking Materials There are three main types of materials used when building a deck: timber, concrete and composite timber. Timber

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6 Ideas for a Budget Bathroom Makeover

Posted 01/04/14

Whether its lighting or plumbing fixtures, cabinetry or new tiles, you can give the bathroom a whole new look with a budget bathroom makeover.  A fresh coat of paint or using drywall to provide texture are two great ways to update the walls. Budget bathroom makeover ideas If you want to go one s

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Top 5 Home Remodelling Trends in New Zealand

Posted 04/06/13

Here's two great questions to ask yourself. How much better your home would be to live in with a few upgrades? Would seeing the latest home remodelling trends in your property make you feel great? There’s no time like the present to start on some home renovations and improve the quality of your life

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The Tiny Home Movement in New Zealand

Posted 18/03/15

The tiny home movement is a trend that seems to be here to stay. But why has this movement gained so much traction? Is it a genuine trend that’s both socially and economically advantageous? Or is it just the next not-so-big thing in house design?... Exploring NZ's tiny home movement Since

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Need to Add an Extra Bedroom for Your Kids?

Posted 10/11/16

Kiwi parents have on average 1.9 kids, which works fine for those who have three bedroom homes. Except when you have more than two children, have guests over to stay or want to use a bedroom as a study or home office. That’s when adding on an extra bedroom for your kids is a great solution to gi

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8 Questions You Should Ask a Kitchen Contractor

Posted 23/04/13

Whether you are remodelling your kitchen or ripping it out, you need to speak with a kitchen contractor. You also need to have some ideas about what you'd like your new kitchen to look like.  Kiwi kitchens are often busy spaces where activities as diverse as socializing, preparing meals or doing

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Check out how homeowners like you are using Carpenters on Builderscrack to build, repair and improve their homes right now.

Build small flat deck

Posted 3 months ago

Put in the the ground work preparation and install a treated pine or kwilla deck approx ... step height platform only. Decking timber supplied.

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Wrap around deck

Posted 2 months ago

Hi - we are looking at replacing our two small deck areas in our nursery to a larger wrap around one .... keen to get some quotes before Christmas, so we can get this underway. We are a community preschool in Kaiapoi and are looking for competitive quotes. A photo of the area is attached - we are looking at extending the deck to where the grasses area - making it one L shaped deck.

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Deck Design and Build

Posted 5 months ago

New deck to be designed around current patio areas, increased in size to accommodate bbq and spa area.

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Timber Deck

Posted 4 months ago

Looking to have a timber deck built over an existing concrete patio. Main area approx 35m2, possibly a second area of approx 10m2

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House

Posted 1 month ago

Help with building frames etc

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New Deck

Posted 2 months ago

New deck to be priced and built over existing concrete pad. Would be ideal to have job completed by Christmas but am flexible with this. Deck to be fence to fence unlike concrete is currently. Area measured approximately 8m long x 3.5m wide.

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Stetson Deck board replacement

Posted 4 months ago

Existing posts and bearers generally ok. I will remove old deck and want to replace with 140 x 27 boards, I'll supply boards and screws. About 65m2 to lay. No finicky bits, straight runs with about 10 boards to be trimmed at a 45degree. Needs to be done before 12 Oct. Hourly rate paid and travel.

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TV wall

Posted 4 months ago

1. TV wall internal wiring - hide TV wires for wall mounted TV 2. Build floating shelves for TV wall

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Deck start

Posted 2 months ago

We’ve got about 30m2 of the deck done but now are ready to complete another 80m2. Need some help starting the build (piles, bearers and joists) and getting everything in line and looking good would be great. I will provide timber etc. (unless you can get it cheaper in which case let me know).

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General Works

Posted 2 months ago

Hi. I have work for approx. 2-3 days work available for a jack of all trades on a vacant rental property. Need the work started as soon as possible. Some of the jobs that need doing are: 1. Install standard wooden (internal) door. This will need to be purchased and fitted. 2. General tidy up outside / dumping of a small amount of soil. 3. There appears to be an issue with the lighting in a section of the house i.e. the lights aren't turning on, so that will need to be looked at. I real...

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New front door

Posted 2 weeks ago

To replace the existing front door with a new one supplied by the owners. Also to fit new hardware supplied by owners including handle and door lock to door to match with existing door jamb. Please note the existing door is 45mm the new door is 40mm thick.

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Stetson sagging doors!

Posted 2 months ago

A number of double doors where one has sagged. Also single doors have sagged. Maybe 10-12 to be reset...

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Wall Cabinets onto Wall and Creation of Laundry Cupboard

Posted 3 months ago

Kitchen needs 2 premade cabinets put on wall. Laundry - we are wanting a cabinet made to fit with seat and cupboard included.

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Deck re-staining

Posted 4 months ago

Large wraparound deck with fire pit seating to be re-stained to freshen up the area.

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30 to 40 sqm deck

Posted 4 months ago

I need a deck built to the size noted above in Rangiora.

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New deck

Posted 2 months ago

Looking for a quote for a deck 6m X 3.5m made of pine or Eco deck built at ground level on a flat site.

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Decking and steps replacement

Posted 3 months ago

Require the decking timber (existing structure appears to be ok, just the tread timber) to be replaced on an approx 3m x 5m deck, as well as two steps. Looking for standard desk timber, but built to last (not budget knotty stuff). Located in Rangiora. Also replacement of fence, see other listing.

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Replace Door

Posted 2 months ago

Replace a hollow timber door. There are two doors that close off a hallway. One has been damaged as per photo. This door needs to be replaced but be matching to the opposite door. (Note the doors also match other doors in the house)

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New Deck

Posted 1 month ago

I have a grassed area in my small back yard that I would like to put into decking. The area to deck is 5350mm x 8700mm. It will be a low lying deck as you will see in the picture. I would like some quotes for material supply & labour. I don't want any fancy timbers or fittings, just a standard deck.

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Replace pergola

Posted 2 months ago

demolition and a replacement of pergola on two sides of home. Posts (150 x 150mm) sunk in concrete with overlay of brick on breezeway and patio. Remaining structure - timber 50x175mm

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Recent carpentry reviews

With over 183,000 reviews in total, and an average rating of 9/10, you can be confident that your job will be handled with the utmost care.

New Deck

Work carried out by the owner/operator

11th January 2021

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck re-staining

Work carried out by the owner/operator

26th September 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Deck/Porch Replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th July 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Cut a manhole

Work carried out by the owner/operator

10th March 2020

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 3
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Wall Cabinets onto Wall and Creation of Laundry Cupboard

Work carried out by the owner/operator

20th October 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Door replacement

Work carried out by the owner/operator

16th December 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

New T&G flooring for an 1860’s kitchen and entrance - ASAP

Work carried out by the owner/operator

13th October 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Exterior repairs of 1920's weatherboard house

Work carried out by the owner/operator

7th October 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

TV wall

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd November 2020

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 4
Schedule
 3
Communication
 3

Deck Steps

Work carried out by the owner/operator

2nd July 2019

Workmanship
 4
Cost
 5
Schedule
 5
Communication
 5

Joinery Laminate fixing and fitting

Work carried out by the owner/operator

9th November 2019

Workmanship
 5
Cost
 4
Schedule
 4
Communication
 5

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Mitre Ben Construction Limited

Joined March 2016

Hi My name is Ben, and I run a small carpentry business servicing Canterbury and beyond. We specialise in new builds, renovations & hard landscaping I am happy to come to you and discuss what you are needing done, at a time that suits you. I am a Licenced Building Practitioner as well as being a Qualified Carpenter. Thanks for taking the time to check us out, Ben Powley

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Mitch Eder Construction Limited

Joined December 2015

Licensed Builder by trade, I specialise in: Decks, Residential New Builds, Insulation, Gibbing, Raised Gardens, Skirting & Architraves, Wardrobe and shelving, Door hardware, framing, trusses, you name it, Landscaping, you name it...

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Austin Anderson

Joined January 2010

Hi. I have been renovating and repairing houses since 1988. Bathroom renovations are a major part of my work, however, I am very happy to renovate any part of your house. Decks are a specialty. Skylights are also in my expertise. I have a team of qualified tradesmen to cover all aspects of your renovation. Covid 19 plan in place . I like to get an idea what you’d like to spend before ar...

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Outside The Box Solutions ltd

Joined February 2019

Outside the box has got you covered no matter what the project is. We pride ourselves on providing a top quality product at the best possible price . Contact us for a no obligation quote

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Roman Building & Construction

Joined November 2016

Hi, we are Qualified Builder and Sub-Trade with Quality as First Priority in our job. We carry out New Build, Extension, Renovation, Landscaping, Project Management and Handyman/Maintenance. We give competitive quotes and endeavor to get job done on time with top quality. We look forward to provide Excellent Services for you !!

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Longsilver Construction Ltd

Joined June 2010

I am a Registered Master Builder so am able to provide all the necessary guarantees, quality of work, etc. I have 6 staff presently, a mixture of qualified carpenters, and apprentices in various stages of their apprenticeships. I have over 10 years experience in both residential and commercial. We are based in Canterbury, with yard in Amberley We cover all areas of Canterbury. References a...

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TW Plastering and Building

Joined April 2015

I am a highly experienced builder with great attention to detail. I truly believe in making my customers happy, even if something is difficult to achieve, the homeowner comes first. I love having creative and functional spaces. I have a great track record of positive feedback, I have added some of this to the photos section. Please feel free to take a read, I am very proud of my work. Please...

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A White Creative Construction

Joined February 2017

Hi There. I'm a builder with background in boat building and high end architectural work, but lots of diverse experience in many areas. I pride myself on attention to detail, great finishing and thinking outside the square.

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Canterbury Renovations Ltd

Joined September 2014

Hi there we are a team of skilled qualified professionals with over 30 yrs experience in the building industry specializing in renovations and alterations. We can organize all areas of your project including any sub trades that you may need (painters,plumbers,sparky etc) Insurance work, EQC repairs,decks,renovations are new builds we can make it right. Members of Certified Builders Association

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Robertson Built

Joined March 2018

We are a small company looking to make a big impact in our region. We are committed to providing a great service at a the best possible price. Contact us today for more information, we are always looking for our next challenge.

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C Whall Construction

Joined September 2010

hi, i'm a qualified licensed builder who has been self employed for the last ten years doing smaller jobs right up to renovations an extensions. work well with the client to achieve a professional finish an on time an budget.

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More Than Handy

Joined July 2020

More Than Handy is a family owned property maintenance and joinery business based in Christchurch and servicing the wider Canterbury region. Our high standards, professionalism and Workmanship Guarantees ensure our clients are 100% satisfied with our work from quote to sign off. From cutting a stray branch and hanging a door to shop fit-outs and kitchens, we have you covered.

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Fast Fences

Joined December 2019

Fast Fences fixes and repairs old fences, install new fences, removes old fences, installs gates, and can coordinate and manage all your fencing needs - with great communication and attention to detail.

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Supreme Services

Joined June 2019

Hi, As an owner/operator of Supreme Services, I have over 25 years experience in all aspects of Landscaping - excavation and site clearance & levelling, retaining walls, paving, decking, pergolas and verandahs, fencing, garden and lawn installations. I also install Shadesails either attached to or independent of your home or building. I provide property maintenance services & tree work inclu...

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Abacus Building Maintenance

Joined October 2014

hi i am a licensed building practioner tradesman carpenter main line of work is building maintenance of all types,i do a lot of bathroom renovations supply and install working with only registered tradesman all types of work undertaken

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Mark Smith Builders

Joined February 2012

Mark Smith Builders established in 2009, with 13 years experience we specialise in all aspects of residential buildings, architectural homes, hill sites, alterations and repair work. Mark has developed strong relationships with the people of Canterbury helping with the Christchurch rebuild. As a licensed building practitioner (LBP) you can rest assure your home is getting built by a qualified bu...

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Cadmy Builders LTD

Joined August 2011

We've Build in New Zealand since 2004 and other 15 years over seas.. I'm member of Certified Builders association and License Builder Practitioner, We are a small team of two ready to take over any jobs big or small. Alterations, Renovations, Extensions, New Build, Bathrooms, Kitchens, Decks, Pergolas, etc... We have good recommendations at competitive price with a high standard quality. We c...

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Masani homes Limited

Joined August 2018

We are a new construction company specialising in residential construction with a creative twist. we are always happy to help so reach out if you think we can be of assistance.

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Top corner construction limited

Joined July 2018

Personally I have been in the Residential construction industry for 8 years, I specialize in Fencing, Decking, Pergolas also Interior linings and finishing My experience comes from a background in EQC repairs, Private Renovations, Light commercial and newly built homes. I am expanding into a managment role now as I have a highly skilled group of tradesmen behind me who can tackle most jobs, From...

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R P D Construction

Joined November 2016

HI I have been building for the past 20 years and have experience in new builds, renovations, home extensions, decks, roofing, fences. I have high standards and offer a great service.

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